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right now in response to hurricane sandy's adevastation we have a website up and we're working with partners to raise funds to purchase replacements for library in the new jersey and new york area. >> carol, have you moved -- in to the e-book world at all? >> not in a big way yet. we have certainly been exploring it and we don't discourage it. many of the schools and children we serve most have not had access to the the piece of equipment and so we have been looking at how can we promote that? very frankly in addition to wanting children to have books and get them engaged. we know the e book is a great way to do that. i don't want to look back ten years from now and say oh my goodness we let another digital divide occur. we want to make sure that the children we're serving have the opportunity to learn how to use the e-book and what it's there and what it can mean to them. we know our friends at first book are working on that kind of thing. i can't help but think in another year or two, that will probably be a project we're doing together. >> jane you are working on e-books? >>
sovereignty or national interests. the reason superstorm sandy cause such damage in the northeast of the united states was not exclusively related to environmental policies and actions taken in the united states of america. .. >> if i can add one more thing, remember the beginning of the united states of america. economy of the this southern states in the northern states is very different. they were very different from each other. even today, the economy is very different. we found a way to deal with that and the regulators are the same is true in europe and china and india. same is the same is true and brazil. this country deals with gaps between the rich and poor, agriculture, and earthen industrialize an evolving in much the same way that we're going to have to on the global stage for a the problem has been solved and can be solved. >> host: good afternoon, we have a caller from new york city. >> caller: hello, i'm so happy you're taking my call. my question is this fiscal cliff that we are approaching. if president obama allows it to happen, what kind of catastrophe are you ta
me. i'm surrounded by lovely women, my wife jennifer, my mom sandy and my grandmother katherine, who we call the great one. and guess what? i have three daughters. [laughter] one of my nine pink shirts. [laughter] i want to thank ishmael reed and all who have so consistently and profoundly shown us the better angels of our nature. gratitude calls forth love in us, from shakespeare: let us not admit impediment. love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. or martin luther king jr., hate cannot cast out hate, only love can do that. from vincent van go, the greatest work of art is to love someone. from elizabeth barrett browning, how do i love thee? let me count the ways. love cannot quench love. love is stronger than death. and from dell hooks, to return to love is to return to one another. i grew up in montana, a state where high school basketball was a thing as strong as family or work, and jonathan, a member of the crow nation, was the best basketball player in the state. he led a school of losing tradition into the state spotlight carrying the team and the community on h
people to get that for example, hurricane sandy 80 people are not happy with what he something like that that inner-city when you are living in a tent. there is something like 74,000 acres of land we are still going dealing with a very urgent and difficult situation in haiti. >> host: where did your book, "so spoke the earth" come from? >> guest: it came from women writers of haitian descent. it is the navigation of patients to tell their stories and these groups of women, the edited this anthology. it is "so spoke the earth: the haiti i knew, the haiti i know, the haiti i want to know." different women talk about this. it is a trilingual anthology in english, french, and creole. it's generational. we talk about the people who were surviving it. we talk about their friends and neighbors. there is an opportunity for people who don't know much about haiti to get to know katie through a variety of women writers wasted. >> host: is creole very different from french? >> guest: creel -- creole is a language of its own. it came from the french, spanish, english, all of these people came to
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